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American gun: a history of the U.S. in ten firearms

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IL: UG - BL: 8.1 - AR Pts: 12
Description
In this book, the author, deadliest sniper in U.S. history tracks down and shoots the ten most important American firearms, from a flintlock rifle to a Colt revolver to the latest high-tech weapon he used as a Navy SEAL. He uses these guns as a window on United States history, making the sweeping argument that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun. He revisits turning points in American history, including the single sniper shot that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, the firearms that proved decisive in the Civil War's Batlte of Gettysburg, the "gun that won the West, " and the weapon that gave U.S. soldiers an edge in World War I and World War II, and beyond. This is also the story of how firearms innovation, creativity, and industrial genius has constantly pushed American history, and power forward.
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9780062242716
9780062242747
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Grouping Titleamerican gun a history of the u s in ten firearms
Grouping Authorchris kyle
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2023-02-02 04:07:54AM
Last Indexed2023-02-02 04:49:43AM

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American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms
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American Gun A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms
American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms / Chris Kyle with William Doyle ; and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice ; foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle
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American gun
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a history of the U.S. in ten firearms
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